Douro Branco 'Xisto Cru' - Luis Seabra - 2019

£33.00Price
  • Origin

    Douro / Portugal

  • Style

    White

  • Grape Variety

    Rabigato / Codega / Gouveio / Viosinho Dozelino Branco

  • Production

    Organic / Biodynamic practices

  • ABV

    13 %

  • Winemaking

    Hand harvested from seeral plots of 80yr old vines all planted in schist soils

     

    Before pressing the grapes were crushed and de-stemmed then decanted at a low temperature for 24 hours

     

    Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts

     

    Aged for 12 months in old 228ltr French oak barrels and a further 6 months in steel before bottling

  • Tasting Notes

    Broad and concentrated with fine minerality from the schist soils. A touch of oxidisation and bursting with rich aromatics and a refreshing, long finish.